How to create a loft style kids bed the easy way with Ollie & Leila

Not sure if its that New Year feeling or the fact that I have just finished reading The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying by Marie Kondo – but I am wanting to make some big changes around our home. Besides a new bathroom, a massive de-clutter, rearranging the front room and decorating the hallway – I have been looking at ways to improve Miss Marnie’s space. The older she gets the more stuff she seems to be acquiring. As much as…

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Clever ways to store kids books in tiny bedrooms

When we moved from our one bedroom flat a few years ago one of the things I was most looking forward to was Miss Marnie having her own bedroom. Somewhere of her own that she could play, read and of course sleep! Fast forward to now and her room is stuffed to the rafters. To be fair it is a small room and we’ve made the best of the space available – without it feeling to cluttered. One thing that…

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5 Fast Ways… to style up your front room this Christmas

This Christmas is going to be a very different one for us. This year for the first time in my whole life I am going to be away on holiday over the festive season. This is due to a number of reasons (from grief, illness and generally trying to find some balance) – and a decision I didn’t make lightly. I love Christmas. I mean, really LOVE Christmas. So, the thought of spending it away and not with my family…

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How to create the perfect guest room – and office space

When we moved into our flat over 2 years ago one of the draws was the extra space knocked out in the attic. An extra room for family and guests to stay – rather than a make-shift bed in the front room. Although, I will admit it has become a big of a dumping ground – as we haven’t had as many overnight guests as I thought we would. Washing, paperwork, Miss Marnie’s old toys/clothes, coats etc. are all thrown…

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10 of the Best mini chairs and stools for kids

Miss Marnie loves her mini armchair and stool – she even falls asleep in it while watching Disney Junior (just as Mr VIB does on the sofa!) So, it must be comfy to take her away from Sofia the First… On that note here’s 10 of my favourite mini chairs and stools for your little one to sit on (obviously), stand on (get down will you!) or even fall asleep in! TOP ROW: Millhouse kids rocking chair in green £79.99 Argos Les Gambettes…

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